Alejandro Gehry: Everything About Frank Gehry’s Son

Alejandro Gehry

Alejandro Gehry is known as Frank Gehry’s Son. His father is a famous architect and designer whose works have been well-received. His works include multiple concert halls for classical music. He has established himself as one of the world’s most notable architects.

Alejandro Gehry: Bio Summary

Name Alejandro Gehry
Age46 years old as of 2022
Born 1976
Famous as son of Frank Gehry
Spouse Carrie Jenkins
Parents Frank Gehry and Berta Isabel Aguilera
Siblings Samuel Gehry, Leslie Gehry, and Brina Gehry
Occupation Artist

Early Life & Family

Alejandro Gehry was born in 1976 but his exact date of birth is not available. He is 46 years old as of 2022. He was born in Santa Monica, California to Frank Gehry, a Canadian-born American, and Berta Isabel Aguilera, a Panamanian.

Alejandro Gehry’s parents are still married. They have been married since 1975. Alejandro has a brother called Samuel Gehry, born in 1978. His father Frank was born Frank Owen Goldberg but he changed his surname from Goldberg to Gehry, in 1954.

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At the time his father changed his surname, he was married to his ex-wife Anita Snyder, a stenographer. Anita was the one who encouraged him to change his name as she showed concern about anti-Semitism. Alejandro’s father Frank and Anita Snyder gave birth to two daughters.

They produced Alejandro Gehry’s half-sisters, Leslie Gehry and Brina Gehry. Alejandro’s father Frank did several jobs, including serving in the United States Army before becoming an architect and designer. Alejandro’s mother Berta is the chief financial officer (CFO) at Gehry Partners.

Alejandro Gehry is the grandchild of Thelma Goldberg and Irving Goldberg. His grandfather was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Russian Jewish parents, and his grandmother was a Polish Jewish immigrant born in Łódź.

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Education & Career

Alejandro Gehry graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and earned his BFA in Illustration. He is an artist. He worked on the design and installation of murals for Issey Miyake at the US Flagship in Manhattan.

Alejandro Gehry worked with the design team in Tokyo, Japan, and the project architect to create murals. He teaches illustration and painting at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. He taught at the Brentwood Art Center from 2004 until 2012.

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Alejandro Gehry has primarily worked in oils on a large scale. He works as a painter and at Gehry Products in Los Angeles where he is a designer and creative director. He has worked at White Design/Sauce Design in Venice, California. He served as an artist assistant at Robert Graham Studios.

Alejandro Gehry had several exhibitions. He did illustrations and storyboards at the Arnell Group Worldwide in NYC for ad campaigns for Tommy Hilfiger, Progressive Auto Insurance, and Playboy Enterprises.

Alejandro Gehry also did character development for multimedia use on websites incorporating animation as well as concept drawing and model making for product and packing design.

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Personal Life

Alejandro Gehry married artist Carrie Jenkins, per sources. They were friends for several years before taking it to a next level. They had their first official date in 2008. Alejandro took Carrie to the downtown bar La Cita for its Punky Reggae Party, and afterward, they stayed up.

Alejandro Gehry purchased a 1920s-era ring and planned to propose during a three-stop family vacation to Miami, Madrid, and Paris. Carrie Jenkins said, “It’s midnight in Madrid and it’s freezing, and I turn around and he’s kneeling in the rain in front of the Prado!”.

Alejandro Gehry and Carrie Jenkins got engaged. They decided to choose the Gene Autry Residence at the Parker Palm Springs for their wedding ceremony. However, Alejandro lives and works in Venice.

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